This quick pecan pastry is filled with a sweet nut mixture and has a maple-flavored glaze.
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1 1/3 cups finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon maple syrup
3 to 4 teaspoons milk
Heat oven to 450°F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
Combine all filling ingredients in bowl; set aside.
Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in another bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Whisk sour cream, 1/4 cup milk and egg together in another bowl until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture just until dough forms.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 12 to 15 times. Roll out dough, on prepared baking sheet into 15x12-inch rectangle. Brush with melted butter; sprinkle filling over half the length of dough to within 1 inch of edges. Fold dough over filling; cut dough into 15 (1-inch) strips. Twist strips about three times; press ends onto sheet.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet; remove to cooling rack.
Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl; mix well. Drizzle over twists.
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My husband and I just made this and it was lovely. We made it exactly to the recipe, the only thing we will change next time will be to add a Tb or two of extra maple syrup into the filling. Other than that it was wonderful. Definitely something to try if you are interested
I will make this again..Very good and it didn't take all day to make...Kids love it!
Maple syrup is for more than just pancakes, although we love it there too. It add sweetness and flavor to breakfast and baked goods.